Spices

Nutmeg health benefits

Nutmeg health benefits and side effects

Introduction Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) is one of the valued kitchen spice which belongs to the family Myristicaceae and used for centuries all over the...
caraway benefits

Caraway benefits and side effects

Introduction Caraway (Carum carvi; Family Umbelliferae) is a dried, ripe fruit having a pungent, aromatic anise-like flavor. The whole fruit, or powder or the essential...
Cardamom benefits

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) benefits

Introduction The cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum L. (Maton); family Zingiberaceae) contains tiny, brown aromatic seeds and is one of the most important spices. It is also...
White sesame seed benefits

White sesame seed benefits and side effects

Introduction Sesame seed (Sesamum indicum L.) also called Konjed or Samsam or Gingelly or Til belongs to the family Pedaliaceae. It is popularly known as...

Oregano health benefits

Introduction Oregano scientific name is Origanum vulgare of Family- Lamiaceae is an aromatic, thyme-like flavored spice. It is derived from two Greek terms—oros (mountain) and...
Black pepper vs white pepper

Black Pepper vs White pepper: Comparison and Health benefits

Black Pepper vs White pepper Pepper is a significant spice that is used to enhance the flavor of food and also helps in the preservation...